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Kent Fire and Rescue Service attends a range of incidents including fires, road crashes, flooding, rescues from height, mud or confined spaces. It also supports other agencies including Kent Police, South East Coast Ambulance Service and the Martime and Coastguard Agency on a regular basis.

The incidents shown on this page are just a sample of those which may be of interest to the public and media.

Incident
Garage fire in Gillingham
Incident details
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a garage fire in Elmfield in Gillingham. Two fire engines attended and crews wearing breathing apparatus used a main jet and a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire, which had caused the garage roof to collapse. There were no reported injuries, and the fire is believed to have started accidentally as a result of several batteries being on charge. 
Start date and time
23/02/2020 13:04
Stop date and time
23/02/2020 13:43
Elmfield
Gillingham
Medway
ME8
United Kingdom
Number of fire engines
2
Equipment
  • Firefighting - Main jet (hose)
  • Firefighting - High-pressure hose reel jet
  • PPE - Breathing apparatus
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